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it has california license plate 6bwk440. the suspect is described as an hispanic female in her 30s wearing dark clothing. she seemed to have her hair up in a bun. now, there may have also been security cameras on homes nearby. that's being looked into. the robbery unit will also be taking over the investigation. it typically handles kidnapping cases. the amber alert is still in full effect. for more on those amber alert signs, we're going to toss it over to mike inouye. >> thank you. as arturo talked about, the amber alert has been activated, signs above the freeway lit up. you may find slowing where they are lit up. this impacts 101. chp has basically stopped all traffic northbound 101 from trumbull where you saw them stopped. look at this, a dozen officers walking 101 in the northbound direction searching for any bit of evidence they can find.
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looking for any sign of a vehicle, child, any sign they may have been through the area. the side, walking the entire stretch searching every inch of that roadway. you may see more activity like this throughout the day. we, of course, are tracking this. look at the maps, we have some slowing as well. the rest of the south bay is clear, the stretch of 101 was hit hard. reopened the on ramp in the last few minutes. a chopper continues to search through the area. we track the impact through the area. ed wirer alert amber alert is activated. can you sign up for that system. we also have the information on the website. on facebook we continue to track it for now. send it back to you. >> lets hope they find the child. thank you. a developing story. a pursuit and arrest in east bay. police say they spotted a car driving erratically near tyrell and tennyson. they chased it before it
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crashed. three suspects are now in custody. police say it is possible that driver was under the influence of drugs or alcohol. police are now saying the suspects may also be linked to a shooting on tennyson road on sunday. in that case someone fired shots from a car that hit a father who was inside his car with his wife and child. police do not think the father was the intended target of that shooting. the father actually drove himself to the hospital but is suspected to survive. his wife and child were not hurt. also in the east bay news this morning, a teenager fighting for his life after an overnight stabbing in richmond. this morning the suspect who slashed him is still on the loose. investigators telling us the teen was found stabbed on marina way and metro walkway just before midnight. right now he's in critical condition at a nearby hospital. police tell us it is too early to tell if this stabbing is gang related. so far investigators have not released any specific information about a possible
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suspect or suspects. we're learning more today about one of the victims gunned down at the quantico marine base in virginia last week. 19-year-old was from contra costa county. live in brentwood where the victim went to high school. good morning. >> good morning to you. school is actually out for wo weeks on spring break but i caught up with the school principal. he's devastated, called the news horrible. he said the staff was in shock. he had the school flags lowered to half-staff in honor of sarks, a who volunteered in 1997 and volunteered with special needs kids while here. she graduated with honors and enlisted in the marine after. the gunman, lopez was from pacifica, a highly decorated marine who served in iraq and afghanistan. this morning a youtube video up
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for them. a lance corporal who moved here in '97. the high school principal with us by phone. >> we've reached out to parents and community. lowered flags to half-staff. i've asked for a moment of silence at sports activities two the next two weeks in her memory. we're also going to have counselors on monday when she comes back, if she has friends or students are upset, they can talk to somebody. >> investigators say lopez also shot and killed corporal jacob wooley of mississippi. there are reports it was a romantic entanglement. it goes beyond students and staff. they say brentwood is a small community and something like this effects everyone.
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reporting live. an east bay soldier died from wounds he received in afghanistan. 31-year-old sergeant first class james gris om died thursday in germany from wounds he suffered in afghanistan. grisom was part of special forces based in washington. he was on his fifth deployment overseas. he graduated from mount eaton in hayward in 19 99 in the art institute in san francisco. >> hundreds gathered to remember a teenager boy hit and killed in an accident at a racetrack last weekend. his mother spoke about her sports loving 14-year-old son and how she wished all the attention this past week could have been for something different. >> it was so surreal. we couldn't help but marcus would have thought of all this, especially being on
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sportscenter. i know he would have much rather been on sportscenter for a fadeaway game winning buzzer than all of this. >> marcus was hit by his cousin who spun out of control in a race car during a warm-up lap. a 68-year-old man was also killed in that accident. a new tribute for the victims of the deadly pipeline explosion is now on display. the dedication took place yesterday morning at the bethany presbyterian church after palm sunday services. three of the eight people killed in that blast were members of this church's congregation. they painted the mural, a phoenix rising from the ashes, healing waters and a rainbow of hope. survivors have continued to press for pipeline safety reforms. the coast guard called officers for a missing 22-year-old man from half moon bay who vanished swimming in the office. he went to the beach yesterday afternoon to play soccer and swim with friends.
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a friend says lopez went into the water and disappeared. the coast guard spent all night searching but never found him. this morning the new tunnel along highway 1 at devil's slide will open. the official ribbon cutting for the grand opening is actually taking place right about now. crews still have a little bit of work to do. once they divert traffic off the old route, the tunnel and bridge bypass will open to drivers. the new road replaces the edge of the cliff stretch of highway 1 that connects pacifica and half moon bay. it should be ready to use tonight or early tomorrow morning. if you get a chance, get out there and enjoy it today. something is coming tomorrow. >> each and every day this week we actually have a slight chance. laura and marla. good morning. thanks for joining us. it's cloudy out there. you probably already notice a change outside just from 24 hours ago we have a lot of sunshine. yesterday sunshine, not the case today. lets get to temperatures. 60 in sunnyvale.
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not a lot of sunshine. climbing into the 60s and 70s before the day is done, clouds will continue to increase, mostly cloudy across the bay area to finish the day, then expecting first light showers tomorrow morning. temps will level off, nice and mild, upper 60s we've got this really unsettled pattern, so it's hard to dictate exactly where and when we're going to get our showers but i'm doing to give it my best bet for you. i've got all the tools agreeing with me for the time being. stick around. i'll time it out. >> we'll bring our tools, umbrellas. >> thanks. still ahead at 11:00, alleged child molester jerry sandusky speaks out for the first time since his conviction. we'll hear from him next. people all over the bay area getting ready to march against proposition 8 on the eve of the supreme court hearing on that issue. a young teenager sells his startup to yahoo!. you won't believe the price. take a look coming up. hey! did you know that honey nut cheerios
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different side of the sex abuse scandal involving former penn state football coach jerry sandusky. the "today" show spoke to an independent filmmaker who interviewed sandusky in jail. during the taped interview, sandusky commented on the testimony of mike mcqueary, one of the prosecution's star witnesses. >> i think there's a lot of things that transpired. i think these investigators, the way they went about business, his story changed a lot. >> this has been a rush to judgment from the very beginning. i know i'm going to get attacked by everybody because no one wants the truth. >> the filmmaker is trying to prove joe paterno had no part in the scandal and should not have been forced out of the school in disgrace. u.s. secretary of state john kerry is in afghanistan on an
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unannounced visit to see president hamid karzai. his visit come insiincides with over of a prison. the bagram military base is the only prison in afghanistan under u.s. control. after lengthy negotiations, u.s. officials reached a deal with afghan leaders to transfer control of the prison while ensuring dangerous prisoners would not be released. as the u.s. supreme court prepares to tackle the issue of same-sex marriage, supporters will gather to rally in support. castro and market street and march to san francisco city hall for a rally. justices will consider whether states can deny same-sex couples the right to marry and whether the federal government can refuse to recognize married same-sex couples. daniel lee on capitol hill where people are already lining up for a seat in the court.
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>> reporter: people camping outside the supreme court bundled up, are waking up covered in snow. they have been waiting for days for a chance to see whether justices will strike down the laws limiting the rights of same-sex marriage. >> we're not right to redefine or topple the institution, we're out to be a part of it. >> reporter: one of two couples challenging proposition 8 banning gay marriage. >> to exclude them is to restrict their liberty under the constitution. >> reporter: defenders of proposition 8 say the federal government should leave the definition of marriage up to individual states. nine states now allow same-sex marriage along with washington, d.c. 38 others ban it. >> the institution of marriage and marriage laws are designed to attach mothers and fathers to each other and the children they may create and raise in the best environment. >> reporter: the second case challenges defense of marriage act, blocks federal recognition of same-sex couples in states they are allowed to marry.
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edie windsor had to pay $363,000 in estate taxes when her partner died. >> i couldn't believe they were making a stranger of the person i lived with and loved for 42 something live. >> president obama now calls the law unconstitutional. house republicans are defending it in court. a new pew research center shows the majority of americans now support gay marriage. researchers say it shows the largest change in opinions on a policy issue in a decade. in washington i'm danielle lee, nbc news. moving on to business, shares in yahoo! hit a new 52-week high this morning. the company bought a new startup as well. scott mcgrew joins us. you were thinking about young ceos but in this case very young. >> he just turned 18. he invented something, he and as a 17-year-old.
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yahoo! bought his company lock, stock, and barrel. we don't know the exact price but it's in the few tens of millions of dollars. shares in yahoo! hitting that new 52-week high you mentioned, up $0.19 this morning. wall street in a very good mood after the company of cyprus was able to prevent its own bankruptcy by grabbing bank accounts of its own depositors. cyprus about the size of yahoo! if you compare gdp to market capitalization" good friday is a holiday. in the newsroom, cal berkeley professor robert wohlin ski passed away. he was one of the first guys who did artificial intelligence. his family and friends say robert loved everyone except people who called him bob. >> we won't call him bob. >> thank you very much. all right. time to check the forecast with meteorologist christina loren. >> the clouds are already forming. >> they are thickening up,
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ladies. good morning to you, laura, martinez. a good day shaping up. the only day without any rain chances, even though we have a very slight chance towards midnight. 11:30 to midnight might be getting our first activity. show you what i mean in a minute. for the moment, 54 in nevada, 64 in concord, not bad in san jose, 55 degrees. you're at 60 in sunnyvale. here is the weathermaker offshore. continue to pump clouds all day long, making the big ridge of high pressure, what we call a dirty ridge. even though we're slated to hit 60s and 70s. that breeze will pick up. you will notice clouds thicker by the time the day is done. mostly cloudy, look like rain, smell like rain. hold off on showers. 64 in fremont. another one on the way, cutoff low expected for the weekend. here is how we're timing things out. subtropical air will keep temperatures right about where they are today. this is what we're expecting when it comes to showers. as of tonight at 11:00 p.m.
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sonoma county, northernmost portion of sonoma county getting activity but staying nice and dry santa rosa south. tomorrow morning, mostly cloudy conditions by 4:00 p.m., another chance for a stray shower or two. our chance gets better as we head through wednesday. a little activity in the south bay at noon. head to thursday, thursday morning is going to be active. overall the pattern is unsettled. keep your umbrella handy, put it in the car and keep it with you the next few days. chance of rain late wednesday into early thursday and saturday into early sunday. yes, i know laura you've got three little ones who want to do that easter egg hunt. might have to postpone it. we'll keep tabs on that as you head through the week. >> a lot of rotten eggs. >> three umbrellas? >> everybody has to have one. >> how cute. coming up at 11:00, red or white? that will now become an important question when you attend a giants game this season. we will explain coming up.
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we tep to follow breaking news from the south bay this morning. this is our first look at the stolen jeep car that has been taken this morning. it's associated with an amber alert because there was an 11-month-old girl in the back of the jeep. there you see the license plate number. 6bwk440. an all-out search with chp. you can see in the back window, the sticker of two little babies kissing. a distinct mark on the car, one to look out for. they are looking for a hispanic female who possibly could have taken this 2006 jeep liberty. keep an eye out for it.
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in other news now the golden gate bridge is set to go cashless in just two days. the new all electronic tolling system will go in effect on wednesday. bridgeworkers are making some last minute changes to make sure drivers are as prepared as possible. later today crews -- this is what they did actually this morning. they hoisted a 27 foot sign, do not stop automatic toll lanes to prepare for the switch. during the first few days bridge district employees will stand near toll booths to waive them threw. >> it will look a little different, the glass planned for the exterior will cost an strat $7.5 million to meet safety deadlines. so project officials are proposing perforated metal they say will look and act similar to the panels.
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the board of directors need to approve those changes. still ahead, the change to at&t park. the fans will have a new option.
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it could be time to trade in your suds for a sipping cup, that traditional cold beer you've been drinking for years at the ballpark may now be replaced by a sophisticated glass of vino. >> if you call this sophisticated. the cup features wine, a single serving wine cup. it will be available at six major league ballparks across the country including san francisco's at&t park. like a goblet, red and white offered. it will cost between $9and $11 depending on the stadium. they will roll out two grocery stores by the summer. >> i'm sure it will be a hit. >> i bet. >> we want to remind you of the breaking news in the south bay. this is the first look of the jeep liberty driven by possibly
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a hispanic woman in her 30s. stolen from a neighborhood in san jose, carrying an 11-month-old baby girl. you can see the license plate 6bwk440. we have the very latest online at if you see the jeep, get in touch with authorities. >> for the very latest, see you at 5:00, 6:00, and 11:00. thank you very much for joining us this day. hope you have a good day.
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[cell phone buzzes] - lemon. - when you were watching me after my oral surgery, did i put a toaster waffle into my dvd player? - you did. you watched it for about an hour, said nicole kidman should get an oscar for it, then you turned it off. - yikes. thanks for babysitting me. - i did my best, but you were pretty far gone. you kept trying to order home massages off of craigslist. - [gasps] good thing you were here. [knock at door] - hey, somebody order a massage? - oh, brother. [masculine voice] you're too late! i already killed her! - [groans] - well played, lemon. [door opens] you went running? i thought you'd left. who else is out there this early? - almost exclusively women that look like me. if the pervert community gets wind of morning jogging, [grunts] god help us. have you seen this? they keep talking about sheinhardt selling nbc to, uh, kabletown. - that's never gonna happen. how could a company from philadelphia buy a company from new york?
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that would be like vietnam defeating the united states in a ground war. - i don't know, jack. my sources... - well, i'm telling you that don geiss and i spoke about this, and that sale is dead. - look, i read his autobiography, geiss cubes, whatever that means. - it means the book is filled with cubes of knowledge. it's a good title. the principles in this book are timeless. i could open to any page... "because a woman's brain has fewer folds--" okay, hang on. "the negroid musculature..." nobody's buying anybody. - hey. where is frank? he still hasn't rewritten the olympic sketch about the lindsey vonn who won the gold medal for skiing. - oh, mr. rossitano called to say he overslept, and i should make up an excuse for him. so here goes-- on his way to work, he found some magic beans, and because he believed in them-- - ship up. frank, frank, frank. what is this? - "future husband"? who did you put in your address book as "future husband"? - i have absolutely no idea. - well, whenever i find something weird
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